Archives for November 11, 2014

Common Core Trotskyites

Who is Trot­sky and Who are His Fol­low­ers? And what do they have to do with edu­ca­tion? Why do I refer to Trot­skyites (oth­er­wise known as “Trot­sky­ists”) on this blog? The term is inter­change­able with the word “Neo­con­ser­v­a­tive,” or “Neo­con” for short. These indi­vid­u­als are active in Amer­i­ca, work­ing on the so-called “Con­ser­v­a­tive” agen­da in […]

MAINE’S GOV. PAUL LEPAGE: ‘I NO LONGER SUPPORT THE COMMON CORESTANDARDS

Incum­bent Maine Gov. Paul LeP­age ® told WABI TV5 that he is fear­ful what has hap­pened in Massachusetts—slipping from the nation’s top edu­ca­tion spot to sev­enth place—as a result of the Com­mon Core stan­dards, will also hap­pen in Maine. “First of all, there is always a bet­ter way,” LeP­age said. “And I no longer sup­port Com­mon […]

Waters of the United States” — the ultimate power grab

Com­ment from FA: “Cen­tral­ized con­trol over water and the abo­li­tion of pri­vate prop­er­ty rights to water are a core pur­pose of Agen­da 21 pol­i­cy mak­ing. The exam­ples of a thrust toward this end from both fed­er­al and state gov­ern­ments are accel­er­at­ing.” The Clean Water Act pro­hibits cer­tain dis­charges to “nav­i­ga­ble waters” with­out a fed­er­al per­mit.  […]